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Happy Holidays from Hawaii Employers Council
Monday, December 21, 2015
The staff and management of the Hawaii Employers Council extend their best wishes for a happy holiday season and prosperous 2016! Our offices will close at 12:00 p.m. on December 24 and reopen on December 28. We will
Learn What to Expect in the 2016 Legislative Session on January 11
Monday, December 21, 2015
On January 11, 2016, the Hawaii Employers Council will be holding a complimentary webinar for members to discuss bills that will likely be introduced during the 2016 legislative session. In 2016, we anticipate that measures
REMINDER: HEC Taking Pre-Orders for 2016 All-In-One Employment Posters
Monday, December 21, 2015
In 2016, Hawaii Employers Council will offer members a complimentary all-in-one poster that incorporates both the federal and state posting requirements. Members will have the option of paying to have the complimentary
NLRB Announces New Officer-in-Charge for Honolulu Subregional Office
Monday, December 21, 2015
The National Labor Relations Board has appointed Dale Yashiki as Officer-in-Charge of the NLRB's Honolulu Subregional Office. In her new position, Yashiki will assist Joe Frankl, Regional Director of the Agency's Region 20
Federal Guidance Shares Best Practices on Internal I-9 Audits
Monday, December 21, 2015
Federal law requires employers to verify the work authorization of employees using the Form I-9. Employers are increasingly conducting internal audits of these forms to ensure that their Form I-9 practices comply with
Reminder: Early Bird Discount Available for HEC's February 2016 Kona Supervisory Series
Monday, December 14, 2015
Hawaii Employers Council will present its supervisory series of workshops in Kona in February of 2016. Session topics covered during the eight-part series include: Supervision 101 Basic Employment Laws Avoiding
Restaurant Company in Hot Water over Wage Payment Practices
Monday, December 14, 2015
Three restaurants under common ownership and operations recently settled with the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division after the agency's investigation found fault with their compensation practices. The Phoenix
EEOC Fact Sheet Highlights Rights of HIV Positive Employees
Monday, December 14, 2015
In recognition of World Aids Day earlier this month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a fact sheet describing the rights of workers with HIV infection under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Pay Equity in the Workplace: Do Gender-Based Disparities Still Exist?

Pay equity is one of the hottest topics in Human Resources today. It seems like every day there’s a story on pay equity on the news or in various e-newsletters. But what does pay equity really mean? Does pay equity exist already, or how can we create it? Let’s take a look at this sensitive and critical HR topic.

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